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  • Bill Gates donates $4.1m to fight malaria

    Date: 2018-06-23 06:56:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:7455294

    WASHINGTON, June 23 (MENA) - Microsoft founder Bill Gates has donated $4.1 million to a lab creating mosquitoes that self-destruct by producing offspring that dies before reaching adulthood in an effort to fight malaria, reported Sky News channel on ....

  • Japanese FM to visit IAEA to discuss N. Korea denuclearization

    Date: 2018-06-23 06:49:01 GMT - Japan - World - SN:2 - ID:7455288

    TOKYO, June 23 (MENA) - Japanese officials are arranging a meeting between Foreign Minister Taro Kono and the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, reported the Japanese radio NHK on Saturday. Kono plans to visit the IAEA headquarters ....

  • Trump extends North Korea state of emergency

    Date: 2018-06-22 22:20:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:74 - ID:7455178

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump ordered Friday that the national emergency regarding the North Korean threat will be extended another year, The Washington Times reported. In a letter to Congress, Trump outlined the ....

  • UN passes draft resolution on withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from Transnistria

    Date: 2018-06-22 20:33:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:7455139

    MOSCOW, June 22 (MENA) - The United Nations General Assembly has passed a draft resolution urging immediate and complete withdrawal of Russian peacekeepers from Transnistria, TASS news agency reported on Friday. The draft was passed by a simple ....

  • UN refugee agency chief urges Europe to unite on asylum, migration

    Date: 2018-06-22 19:28:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:7455052

    GENEVA, June 22 (MENA) - United Nations refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi called on the European Union (EU) on Friday to "find a new and united approach" to migration and asylum, saying it was achievable, Euronews reported. Grandi, in a ....

  • 12 hurt when van with migrants flips in Croatia

    Date: 2018-06-22 18:17:13 GMT - Croatia - World - SN:59 - ID:7454991

    ZAGREB, June 22 (MENA) - Croatian police said a van carrying migrants has overturned in northwestern Croatia injuring twelve people, ABC News reported. The police said the accident happened early Friday when the Hungarian driver of the van lost ....

  • Kushner, Greenblatt meet with Netanyahu on peace plan, Gaza

    Date: 2018-06-22 18:11:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:7454908

    WASHINGTON, June 22 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump's main Middle East adviser - his son-in-law Jared Kushner and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt - met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ....

  • French police dismantle major Marseille drugs network

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:14:33 GMT - France - World - SN:55 - ID:7454960

    MARSEILLE, France, June 22 (MENA) - The French police said that they had smashed a major drug trafficking ring in the southern city of Marseille, a key hub in the trans-Mediterranean cannabis and cocaine trade where several people are killed each ....

  • New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:54 GMT - East Timor - World - SN:51 - ID:7454862

    DILI, June 22 (MENA) - East Timor's president has refused to swear in 11 cabinet ministers because of corruption investigations in a rocky beginning for a new government formed after a protracted political stalemate in the young nation, ABC News ....

  • Russia may raise duties on cars as tit-for-tat measure following US restrictions

    Date: 2018-06-22 17:08:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:7454927

    MOSCOW, June 22 (MENA) - Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin said on Friday that Russia may increase import duties on cars as a retaliatory measure to the US, TASS news agency reported. "It is being considered," he said, in ....

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